Kratom capsules are displayed in Albany, N.Y. U.S. health authorities say kratom, a herbal supplement promoted as an alternative pain remedy, contains the same chemicals found in opioids. Kratom’s advocates point to it as a valuable tool for weaning off pharmaceutical opioids.
Kratom capsules are displayed in Albany, N.Y. U.S. health authorities say kratom, a herbal supplement promoted as an alternative pain remedy, contains the same chemicals found in opioids. Kratom’s advocates point to it as a valuable tool for weaning off pharmaceutical opioids. Mary Esch Associated Press file, 2017
Kratom capsules are displayed in Albany, N.Y. U.S. health authorities say kratom, a herbal supplement promoted as an alternative pain remedy, contains the same chemicals found in opioids. Kratom’s advocates point to it as a valuable tool for weaning off pharmaceutical opioids. Mary Esch Associated Press file, 2017

Keep kratom legal or ban it? Battle lines drawn again amid plans for rally in Olympia

February 23, 2018 12:00 PM